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Scania wins Greener Supply Chain Award

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The judges were impressed by how Scania has integrated sustainability into its transport procurement process, calling it “a very holistic approach that puts sustainability at its focus, rating CO2 emission equally with costs and quality”. Praise for Scania’s systematic approach The jury also praised Scania’s systematic and focused approach towards greener supply chains. “Scania has clearly changed the culture of its organisation to deliver this consistent and measured benefit. Seriously impressive,” they concluded. Scania was also reco... Read More »

World’s largest biogas double-decker fleet

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“This represents an important milestone for Nottingham City Transport and Scania as we together look to drive the shift towards a more sustainable transport future,” says Mark Oliver, Scania UK Bus & Coach Fleet Sales General Manager. “We are sure that many other public transport operators around the UK will now look to follow Nottingham’s lead.” With all 53 the biogas double-decker buses now in use, over 3,500 tonnes less CO2, 35 tonnes less NOX and 0.75 tonne less particulate matter will be emitted each year from the fleet, delivering ... Read More »

Scania welcomes new EU rules to curb heavy vehicles’ CO2 emissions

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It is by combining the three pillars that we can move towards a sustainable transport system. Energy-efficient combustion engines will continue to play a role in the transport system of the future, running on fossil-free fuels or combined with an electric powertrain. From January, 2019, new rules will require heavy duty vehicle manufacturers in the EU to register a Vehicle Energy Consumption Calculation Tool (VECTO) value. This value is generated through the VECTO simulation tool that calculates the fuel consumption and CO2 emissions from a ... Read More »

Scania commits to halve its CO2 emissions by 2025

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To deliver on the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement as well as on Scania’s commitment to a sustainable transport system, Scania’s continuously works to minimise greenhouse gas emissions from its products. This ambition also applies to reducing emission levels generated from its own operations and transport footprint. “We have the long-term vision of carbon neutral operations. To reach our vision, we are challenging ourselves to cut CO2 emissions by 50% in all of our operations globally by 2025,“ says Ruthger de Vries, Executive Vice Presi... Read More »

Scania engines being tested with raw untreated biogas

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Producing biogas from waste materials for use as vehicle fuel and heating is not new. And Scania has been working with biogas as an alternative and sustainable source of energy for some years now. However, a couple of innovative trials that the company is involved in could develop the technology even further for power generation. In collaboration with Linköping-based energy recovery specialists Tekniska verken, Scania Engines is currently testing one of its engines using raw gas, biogas that is “untreated”. That means it is not cleaned or up... Read More »

Scania has created a very good battery bus

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The three first buses will ply a 15-kilometre route with some 40 stops. With 10-minute charging, the buses will run every 15 minutes for a total of 100 journeys each day. Tom Terjesen, Editor of Norway’s leading trade magazine Busmagasinet and President of the International Bus & Coach Jury, recently had the opportunity to test the new buses. He found that the bus handles well on the road with minimal interior noise. “Normally a new set of sounds is detected in an electric bus when the diesel engine is removed,” he remarks. “But in Scani... Read More »

Biogas on busiest bus route

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“We’re delighted to have been able to work with Scania and Alexander Dennis on a pioneering high specification for these city buses,” says Reading Buses’ Chief Executive Officer, Martijn Gilbert. “These provide users with modern and eco-friendly travel including a range of features to aid customers’ journeys, with the latest digital connectivity and extra features for wheelchair users.” The buses feature two doors, one for embarking and one for disembarking, which reduces time at bus stops. They also feature 4G Wi-Fi as well as USB charging ... Read More »

A suitable sponsor for a sustainable venue

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The 2018 Winter Olympics are upon us and Scania is involved in a very interesting - and highly sustainable - project during the games. Scania is the main sponsor of the Sweden Arena, the Swedish hospitality house in the Nations Village. It’s a little corner of Sweden for Swedish Olympians, officials, Swedish fans and fans of Sweden while the Winter Olympics take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Sweden Arena sponsorship is “natural fit” for Scania The hospitality house is a flexible, temporary and modular structure that can be assembled... Read More »

Platooning, a step closer

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Scania believes that a sustainable transport future will be a reality through the use of multiple solutions. Platooning is one solution and may be one of the most effective ways to optimise logistics, transport flows and systems. Up to date innovations Platooning involves the use of smart technology and the most up to date innovations in autonomous vehicle technology. On today’s test track, the vehicles drive together in one unbroken line. Each vehicle is, to the casual observer, simply driving one after the other. Gunnar Tornmalm, Head ... Read More »

Scania to deliver 200 refuse trucks to Italy

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The trucks will be supplied to Amsa S.p.A., a provider of street cleaning and waste management services, which operates in both centralMilanand surrounding municipalities. The company issued the tender with the aim of strengthening the fleet of vehicles used by its urban refuse collection service. Scania and its bodybuilding partner Farid Industrie worked together on the tender application to produce a framework agreement for rear-loader trucks. The agreement will mean delivery of up to 100 diesel trucks and up to 100 compressed natural gas ... Read More »

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